The Allotments Regeneration Initiative – travel bursaries for groups involved in regenerating allotment sites
Travel bursaries are available for groups of people in the UK involved in regenerating allotments to enable them to visit other allotment sites to learn good practise. Advice and support is also available at a local level from mentors.
An award of up to £300 for up to six people to visit a specified allotment site is available.
To be eligible, applicants must be an allotment association, community organisation, councillor or council officer in the UK, engaged in allotment regeneration.
Support will be given to activities that fall under the broad spectrum of allotment regeneration, such as:
ARI offers funding through the Travel Bursary Scheme and support through the Mentor Network and Fact Sheets.
There is a rolling deadline for applications to the Travel Bursary Scheme subject to funding availability; therefore it is advised that applicants submit an application as soon as possible. A decision will be made by the ARI within one month of receiving the application. Applicants are encouraged to plan a trip incorporating 2-3 nearby examples of good practice, rather than travelling to visit just one site.
For further information, go to: http://www.farmgarden.org.uk/ari/grants/travel-bursaries-mainmenu-84
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